Sprint announced the LG Viper 4G LTE, will be available for preorder on April 12 for $99.99 with a two year contract after a rebate. It will be the first 4G LTE smartphone on the Sprint network.
Sprint recently announced Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio are expected to have 4G LTE and enhanced 3G service in mid-year 2012.
Features of the LG Viper include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, mobile hotspot, 4GB card microSD slot that supports up to 32GB, 5MP camera, front-facing camera, 4" Gorilla Glass touchscreen and NFC.
Google Wallet, NFC payments will be available at participating retailers, including Bloomingdales, Toys "R" Us, CVS, Gap and Macy's. Also included is 50GB of free cloud storage on Box until July 22.
LG Viper has many eco-friendly features, including: ULE Platinum Certified, case of 50 percent recycled plastics and is RoHS compliant. The charger is energy efficient. The packaging contains up to 87 percent of post-consumer paper, uses soy ink, made with a glueless construction and is 100 percent recyclable